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loss of contrast in paph

This is a discussion on loss of contrast in paph within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; When the varigation in a paph's leaves fades - the 'white" is turning greenish - ...

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    When the varigation in a paph's leaves fades - the 'white" is turning greenish - is it too much light or not enough?

    it is an otherwise very healthy plant, beautiful in bloom right now....just curious

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    mottled leaf paphs given too much light tend to turn lighter in color and have less pronounced mottling. those grown in deep shade have gorgeous mottling and are dark green. the medium is ideal for blooming and leaves.

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    thank you. i'll give it a bit more shade.

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